Soak raisins in water, set aside. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs. Mix.
Stir in cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt. Mix. Add blackberries, peach preserves, and buttermilk. mix. Add flour and mix until all are combined.
Grease and flour cake pans. Bake in 3 round layers at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Cool.